Two Security Guards Sent to Hospital Following Drug Poisoning at The Warming Hub

In Local, Police Blotter

Two security guards from The Warming Hub were sent to hospital on Thursday, November 9, 2023 after experiencing symptoms of drug poisoning.

Cobourg Police along with Northumberland County Paramedics were advised that two individuals, “were experiencing symptoms of drug poisoning after entering an area (washrooms) where drugs were believed to have been smoked,” said Cobourg Police.

Cobourg Police wouldn’t confirm the two individuals were security guards, but Northumberland County did.

Two police cruisers, two ambulances and one supervisors unit were parked on College Street outside The Warming Hub at around 10 p.m.

Rev. Neil Ellis who is the Transition House Shelter and The Warming Hub Board Chair and Acting Executive Director said, “staff conducted an assessment to confirm continued safe operations of the Warming Hub.”

Staff conducted an assessment to confirm continued safe operations of The Warming Hub which was closed for a brief period of time for the restrooms.

The two security guards were transported to hospital, treated and released.

“We continue to support staff and their actions to enforce the rules and respond to calls for service,” stated Cobourg Police.

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

Join Our Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on news and events in Northumberland? Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

Video – One Special Car Honouring A Father at Lakeside Antique and Classic Car Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEAr8tvsy8M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL31GqBUX68 It was a historic and memorable day for 28th annual Lakeside Antique and Classic Car Show that was held

Read More...

Update – Video – OFM Continues to Investigate Cause of Suspicious Fire in Port Hope

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ibwELQqiVM The Office of the Fire Marshal continues to investigate a suspicious fire that ripped through part of the former

Read More...

Northumberland OPP – Cobourg Man Charged with Possession of Weapon

Members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an individual following a dispute. On July

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu